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Minor Surgery Nurse – North Lincolnshire

Job Ref:
FH9512 
Location:
Scunthorpe 
Employment Type:
Permanent 
Sectors:
Healthcare, Nurse
Salary:
  TBC
Published:
13/01/2020
Date End:
 
Start Date:
14/07/2020
Job Description:

Flame Health are currently looking for a Minor Surgery Nurse who will provide nursing expertise in the management of patients undergoing dermatology treatment as an outpatient in settings outside of a hospital environment.

You will work within a multidisciplinary team to provide innovative community based healthcare for Dermatology patients referred by General Practitioners. Always working within the parameters of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct, Scope of Practice and our client’s policies and procedures.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support a multidisciplinary dermatology team bringing appropriate clinical services out of the hospital and into the community so patients can be treated closer to home.
  • Work with Dermatology Consultants, GPwSI’s and Specialist Dermatology Nurses to provide access to consultation/treatment/dermatological diagnostics and health education for patients with dermatological problems and skin cancer.
  • To plan individual treatment plans, helping to prevent unnecessary referral to secondary care
  • To promote the concept of nurse led services supported by an evidence base for clinical practice and allowing the appropriate allocation of nurse specialist expertise to areas of greater need.
  • Maintain a high standard of patient care within the Service, promoting the concept of safe practice using up to date treatment and protocols/guidelines
  • Work within the policies and local standard operating procedures
  • To provide Phototherapy clinics (full training will be provided)
  • Removal of Sutures
  • To provide Phlebotomy clinics
  • Develop, coordinate and participate in the ongoing education of dermatology patients and their carers to manage their symptoms and help them to overcome the psychological, social and physical aspects of their condition.
  • To be fully conversant with the usage of all topical medications, their action, contraindications and guidelines for application.
  • To act as a resource to provide clinical advice and support to staff within primary and secondary care and to liaise effectively to support continuity of care for patients.
  • Participate in monitoring clinics of patients requiring systemic medication for chronic

To apply you must have

  • UK driving license
  • RGN or equivalent
  • Demonstration of level 3 study
  • Recognised Minor surgery qualification

To apply for this Job or enquire about additional Health care Job Opportunities in North Lincolnshire or the rest of the UK - Contact Flame Health on 01158114370 - clare.brazill@flamehealth.com

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